Lane, Joseph

Lane, Joseph,

1801–81, American general in the Mexican War and territorial governor of Oregon, b. Buncombe co., N.C. In the Mexican War he commanded a brigade under Gen. Zachary Taylor at Buena Vista, later received a brevet major generalship for his gallantry in action, and emerged one of the heroes of the war. In 1848 he was commissioned governor of the newly organized Oregon Territory and superintendent of Indian affairs there. Arriving in Mar., 1849, he traveled through the territory settling matters between natives and whites. He prepared for Congress one of the most complete reports on record of the Native Americans of the region. After resigning as governor in 1850, he became territorial delegate to the U.S. Congress (1851–59) and later served (1859–61) as one of Oregon's first U.S. Senators. In 1853 he led the settlers against the indigenous people of the Rogue region, defeated them, and concluded a peace treaty. He was known for his prosecessionist position. In 1860, he ran for vice president on J. C. Breckinridge's ticket.

Bibliography

See study by J. E. Hendrickson (1967).

Lane, Joseph

(1801–81) governor, legislator; born in Buncombe County, N.C. A farmer and merchant in Indiana, he emerged a hero from the Mexican War and was appointed first territorial governor of Oregon (1848–50). He was a member of the House of Representatives (Dem., Ore.; 1851–59) and the Senate (1859–61). In 1860 he ran for vice-president on the Democratic ticket that favored secession, thus ending his public career.
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Like Lawrence, Wilding is steeped in a European tradition and he relates his 'classic' Australian writers: Marcus Clarke, Henry Lawson, William Lane, Joseph Furphy, Christina Stead, and Patrick White, to international literary movements.
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